I hope to make this year different. Not that I think this little blog is such an outstanding example of literary excellence that readers are waiting with bated breath for every entry, but it IS a good method of chronicling things that are going on in my garden, my life and (sometimes) my community.
One of the excellent developments of this year was my discovery of a fascinating small nursery in the Greater Greenville/Upstate area. This is Mountainview Farm, located in Pickens, SC. If you're interested in perusing massive numbers of plants in airconditioned indoor splendour, you won't find it there. Conversely, if you like to browse through a nice variety of local plants and a decent selection of "famous" species in a
On my last visit, I picked up some lovely coneflowers (echinacea purpureea) at a very reasonable price, as well as a gracious plenty of stevia seeds (stevia rebaudiana). Speaking of seeds, I've got a few that need to be started and a mild, rainy day such as this is perfect for sitting on the porch and potting plants!